Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian)
- Existence: 1874 - 1965
Found in 52 Collections and/or Records:
Speeches: Speech notes., 02 Nov 1949 - 28 Dec 1949
Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/28A-B
Scope and Contents Brief manuscript notes for and transcript of WSC's speech of thanks (2 November 1949, Grosvenor House, Park Lane [London]) entitled "Riches of English Literature" on receiving the Sunday Times book prize including: the importance of the Sunday Times, of the English language and of reading; his experiences as a writer; and communications and television. Source material includes: notes from "Jo" [Sturdee, later Lady Onslow, Secretary to WSC]; correspondence from Lionel Berry [later 2nd Lord...
Dates: 02 Nov 1949 - 28 Dec 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
(Untitled), 25 Oct 1925
Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/142/61-62
Scope and Contents
Letter from [WSC] to Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Max Aitken] denying that he sought to convert Beaverbrook to the gold Standard before the Budget, referring to his intention of finishing the third volume [of "the World Crisis"] when he is out of office, asking Beaverbrook to let him check any words of his he may quote, and agreeing that the economic situation is improving. Carbon typescript copy.
Dates: 25 Oct 1925
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